[Members] Member Apps & Wiki ACL

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Thu Jul 21 10:16:21 CDT 2005


Nolan Eakins wrote:
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> I'm finally messing with the Wiki and was wondering if there is anything
> in place to prevent some black hatted Wiki user from changing someone's
> membership application?
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> I know MediaWiki doesn't have ACLs so someone will probably need to keep
> a watch on the revision history for each page to ensure only the creator
> changes it. If the "Watch this page" check box sends an email like I
> assume then this should be pretty easy to do. If not, then watchdogging
> will have to be someone's job or something we all will have to do before
> we review an application.

Ah, but you have to request a Wiki account from one of the Sysops so the 
wiki users are pretty much known quantities, plus we have page history 
so we can track what's been changed over time. I don't think we have 
much to worry about here.

Peter

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